Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5

Display

Size

10.5 inches
10.5 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1600 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
288 PPI
1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10 ratio,
216 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body

81.93 %
76.32 %

Features

HDR video support, Ambient light sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 506

RAM

8GB
3GB

Internal storage

256GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

7040 mAh
7300 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

 
8 MP

Features

Autofocus
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor

Second camera

5 MP
 

Features

Ultra-wide
 

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Front

8 MP
5 MP

Features

Dual-Camera
 

Design

Dimensions

9.63 x 6.28 x 0.22 inches (244.5 x 159.5 x 5.7 mm)
10.24 x 6.34 x 0.31 inches (260 x 161.1 x 8 mm)

Weight

14.82 oz (420 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (430 g)
18.84 oz (534 g)
the average is 15.1 oz (430 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
2D Face unlock

Features

Stylus
 

Colors

Mountain gray, Cloud blue, Rose blush
Black, Gray, Blue

Phone functionality

 
Yes

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

 
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Quick Start Guide, Power Adapter, USB Type-C cable

MSRP

$ 730
$ 450
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